SCDOT Informational Meeting July 20

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S-29-292 Bridge over Bear Creek

Closed and Load Restricted Bridge Package 20

Lancaster County

Public Information Meeting

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a Public Information Meeting. This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2023, from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Springdale Recreation Center located at 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster SC 29720. This meeting is to provide information to the public about the replacement of the existing bridge structure and constructing the roadway to meet current design and safety standards in Lancaster County. The meeting will be a drop-in format and have displays for viewing. Personnel from SCDOT will be available to answer questions, receive feedback, and discuss the study with interested citizens on an individual basis. Citizens will also have the opportunity to provide written comments. Project information, including meeting materials and the comment form, is also available on the project website located at

Over the next ten (10) years and beyond, SCDOT's task is to repair and rebuild our transportation network to ensure that our citizens and businesses can travel on a safe and reliable system. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information and solicit feedback from residents and stakeholders about the removal of the load restriction placed on this bridge, as well as the restoration of all bridge components to good condition. Another purpose of this meeting is to gather information from the public or any interested organization on historic or cultural resources in the area.

Comments will be accepted from July 5, 2023, through August 11, 2023. All formal comments received during the comment period will be considered and responded to, if requested, and will be included in the project record.

Participants can provide written comments in the following ways:

  • Submit comments online on the project website:
  • Mail comments to: Michael Pitts, SCDOT Project Manager at 955 Park Street, P.O. Box 191, Columbia, SC 29201.
  • Email your comments to:
  • Fill out a comment form and drop it in the comment box during the in-person meeting.

Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations should contact Ms. Betty Gray at 803-737- 1395 or at
If you do not have access to the Internet and would like to receive project information or make a written comment, contact Michael Pitts at 803-737-2566 or with your requests. To speak with an interpreter, please contact SCDOT at 803-724-5862 or toll-free at 888-468-8081. Para hablar con un intérprete, comuniquese con SCDOT ai 803-724-5862 o al número gratuito 888-468-8081.